Staples’ loss is swim school’s gain when it comes to retail space

Baltimore-based Kids First Swim School, which provides swimming lessons for children who are infants through age 7, will open in a 7,000-square-foot space at Falls Plaza, a Giant-anchored strip mall located at 1200 W. Broad St. in Falls Church.

Giant to open grocery store in Odenton

Giant Food Stores LLC has signed a lease to open a store at Odenton Shopping Center later this year. The 60,492-square-foot grocery store is under construction and expected to open in late 2015.